[Dovecot] Hardware infrastructure for email system

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Sat Jun 23 14:23:57 EEST 2012

Am 23.06.2012 13:09, schrieb Wojciech Puchar:
> Finally i would recommend to get rid of RAID6. It's terribly slow on writes and 
> writes are common on mail server.

depends, it is slower than RAID5, but safer

> Buy cheapest but largest SATA drive and use RAID1 (or RAID1+0) setup.

oh no please do not recommend SATA crap with RAID1 and think
it is faster than RAID6 - the additional writes doe snot matter
if the whole disk-system is much faster and RAID1 has no benefit
in performance

nobody will use SATA disks for high peformance servers in
production - really nobody these days!

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